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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,717
Across Down
1. Kind of hist. : ANC
4. Southern city : TAMPA
9. Savvy : HEP
12. Pastures : LEAS
14. U.S.S.R. mountains : URALS
15. Put aside : SAVE
16. Soaking : SOPPINGWET
18. Unvaried : EVEN
19. Great Lake : ONTARIO
20. Safari redcaps : BEARERS
22. Signs : INKS
23. Pennsylvania city : ERIE
24. ___ de Boulogne : BOIS
25. Sheep-counter's ailment : INSOMNIA
29. Arithmetic word : PLUS
30. Namath is one : PRO
31. "When day ___" : ISDONE
33. Mild expletive : GOSH
34. Bridge call : REBID
36. Roman dates : IDES
37. Remove by erosion : ABLATE
39. Religious group: Abbr. : LDS
40. North or South : POLE
41. Medicine injectors : SYRETTES
43. Citrus fruit : LIME
44. Allot : METE
45. Appetizer spread : PATE
46. Crusaders' foe : SALADIN
49. Shallow baking dish : COCOTTE
52. Urge : PROD
53. Envelope contents : ENCLOSURES
55. "___ Karenina" : ANNA
56. Cordage fiber : SISAL
57. Sediment : SILT
58. Jane ___ : DOE
59. Hebrew letter : TSADE
60. Alphabet letter : CEE
1. Likewise : ALSO
2. Kind of sign : NEON
3. In a faultfinding way : CAPTIOUSLY
4. North African city : TUNIS
5. Jason's ship : ARGO
6. Cavernous opening : MAW
7. Military freshmen : PLEBES
8. Minor planets : ASTEROIDS
9. ___ a heart : HAVE
10. Always : EVER
11. Submarine docks : PENS
13. Medina-Sidonia's fleet : SPANISHARMADA
15. Able to make lucky discoveries : SERENDIPITOUS
17. Irritates : IRKS
21. Objectives : AIMS
24. Unshaped masses : BLOBS
25. Anger : IRE
26. Aristocrat : NOBLE
27. Of an antiseptic test : IODOMETRIC
28. Anoint, old style : ANELE
29. Snead's org. : PGA
30. Most attractive : PRETTIEST
32. Compass point : ESE
35. Suppliers of the ego : IDS
38. Started off a game : TEED
42. Gonzalez's game : TENNIS
43. Varnish ingredients : LACS
45. Pulitzer novelist of 1918 : POOLE
46. Mining nail : SPAD
47. Italian river : ARNO
48. Certain ranger : LONE
49. Dressed : CLAD
50. Prefix with meter and printer : TELE
51. Punta del ___ : ESTE
54. Civil War initials : CSA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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